The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine strives to leverage technology, spark innovation, and drive interdisciplinary evidence-based research to reimagine and redefine cancer treatment, enhance health, and transform lives. Under the visionary leadership of David B. Agus, MD, The Ellison Institute was designed to tackle the difficult questions in health care and research to push the boundaries of medicine forward. To accomplish this, the Institute offers multifaceted programs, including a cancer center, cross-disciplinary research laboratories, a health policy think-tank, and community outreach and educational opportunities. The cancer center is comprised of a dedicated and passionate team of two physicians, two nurses, and two physician assistants, who provide individualized, high quality care to a low volume of patients while aiming to advance the prevention and care of cancer through the latest biomedical research, personalized medicine, and clinical trials. Please visit http://ellison.usc.edu to learn more about The Ellison Institute and our upcoming move to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in West Los Angeles, slated for late 2019.
Specific responsibilities include:
Individual will be responsible for delivering nursing care to adult and geriatric oncology and wellness patients in an ambulatory setting. The individual will provide skilled nursing care to patients receiving chemotherapy, intravenous infusions and investigational drugs. Job responsibilities include: venipuncture, screening tests, health/patient education, immunization administration, patient assessment, preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents, vascular access device management, skill with infusion pumps, and participation in research.
2 years oncology experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting is preferred
Excellent IV skills
Competency in vascular access device management
OCN certification preferred
Time: This position is 5 days/week Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm.
Location: 9033 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Pay and benefits: Range $51.47 - $67.39/hr. Based on Experience. Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Extreme attention to detail.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to function on a team.
Good organizational skills.
Basic proficiency in computer-based medical record retrieval (Cerner preferred).
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.
Minimum Experience: 2 Years Minimum Field of Expertise: Licensed RN with clinical or administrative experience in hospital or ambulatory care.
Internal Number: REQ20074661
About Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC
The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC combines interdisciplinary research with the prevention and treatment of cancer. David B. Agus, professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, leads the institute as the Founding Director and Chief Executive Officer. Under Agus’ guidance, the Ellison Institute’s research focuses on the application of proteomics (the study of the body’s proteins) and genomics, mathematical modeling, integrating clinical trials, pre-clinical studies and molecularly targeted therapy, which focuses on molecular and cellular changes specific to cancer. The Ellison Institute uses all of these techniques to determine which cancer therapies are likely to work best for individual patients, allowing physicians to customize treatment for each patient’s cancer.
The Ellison Institute of USC draws collaborators from across conventional health and wellness fields, as well as from a broad range of other disciplines such as physics, biology, math and engineering to study cancer and potential ways to prevent, detect and treat the disease. The Institute complements and integrates cancer research being c...onducted by faculty physicians and scientists across the university.
Lawrence J. Ellison, Oracle Corp. chairman and chief technology officer, announced his lead gift of $200 million on May 11, 2016 at the Rebels with a Cause fundraising gala, to establish the newly named institute, which will be housed in a state-of-the-art facility in west Los Angeles. The building will house interdisciplinary cancer research laboratories focused on scientific discovery and innovation. Clinical advances will focus on transforming cancer treatment through technology and an interactive care clinic that offers patients world-class health care. The institute’s collaborative environment will include a think tank, education and outreach, and a wellness program. The institute will feature community spaces built on encouraging a healthful lifestyle, including a library and gardens. The center will be open to the community for lectures and wellness classes on nutrition and similar topics.